Whittier College is an independent, four-year Liberal Arts College distinguished by its small size (1600 undergraduates) and a nationally-recognized liberal arts program.Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body.The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Whittier College (CA), a NCAA Division III member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is accepting applications for a Full-Time Strength & Conditioning Coordinator. Whittier offers 22 varsity programs in which over 30 percent of the student body participates
Hours: Days and times vary Exempt Status: Exempt Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time Salary Range: $47,500.00; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.
Reports to: Director of Athletics
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Athletics
Responsibilities: 1. Supervises weight room, provides expertise, guidance and training in the area of year-round strength and conditioning programs for all student-athletes and sport teams at Whittier College. 2. Coordinates with the Head Athletic Trainer and assists with the rehabilitation program for student-athletes. 3. Coordinates with all head coaches on the design, implementation and supervision of the strength and conditioning programs for all intercollegiate athletic varsity teams; including the management of web based programs. 4. Provides athletes with guidance and proper training techniques for free weights and other strength training equipment; provides expertise in the area of strength (weight) training and physical conditioning as requested by the head coaches of all intercollegiate sports. 5. Maintains up-to-date records on the strength program of each team and specific individual workouts of student-athletes; and abides by all NCAA compliance regulations concerning the strength and conditioning coach. 6. Maintains the athletic weight room for facility cleanliness, keeps maintenance records of all weight room equipment, manages oversight for student-worker schedules and responsibilities during open hours and updates the Assistant Athletic Director on needed equipment upgrades and purchase schedules. 7. Must be able to competently interact with culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. 8. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Non-essential Functions of the Job: 1. None identified at this time.
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Minimum of two years' strength training experience required with a preference in experience at the collegiate level. Nationally recognized Strength and Conditioning Certification as approved by NCAA, First Aid and CPR certification required; a strong commitment to the student athlete concept and a working knowledge of NCAA and SCIAC rules and regulations. The ideal candidate will possess experience working with diverse constituencies and sensitivity to multi-cultural issues. With the academic rigors of a Division III Institution, the candidate should expect and have willingness to be flexible with scheduling and the requirement to work extended hours.
Application Deadline: Until Filled (Anticipated start date: July 1, 2021)
The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, submit cover letter, resume, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/EOE.
Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law